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Oshii, Mamoru

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Ghost in the shell by Mamoru Oshii( Visual )

125 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world caught in the grip of information overload, Major Kusanagi is an elite officer and heavily modified cybernetic agent. She is on the trail of a computer-criminal who turns people into human marionettes, controlled by computer. She discovers that his true identity lies at the center of a vast and lethal political conspiracy
Ghost in the shell 2 innocence by Mamoru Oshii( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batou is a cyborg. His body is artificial: the only remnants left of his humanity are traces of his brain ... and the memories of a woman called The Major. A detective for the government's covert anti-terrorist unit, Public Security Section 9, Batou is investigating the case of a gynoid - a hyper-realistic female robot created specifically for sexual companionship - who malfunctions and slaughters her owner. As Batou delves deeper into the investigation, questions arise about humanity's need to immortalize its image in dolls. Together, Batou and his partner must take on violent Yakuza thugs, devious hackers, government bureaucrats and corporate criminals to uncover the shocking truth behind the crime. Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence is the story of a solitary cyborg who desperately wants to hold on to what's left of his humanity in a world where the worth of the human soul is fading almost into obscurity
Sukai kurora The sky crawlers( Visual )

9 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sky crawlers are young fighter pilots that have been genetically designed to live forever. Dogfight warfare is their game and they live their lives to the fullest until they are shot down and reproduced. Fearless teenage pilot Yuichi's curiosity is at a peak as he struggles to find his missing past while his beautiful commander Suito is reluctant to discuss the fate of the pilot he is replacing
Rewind this!( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1980s, videotape changed the world and laid the foundation for modern media culture. This film traces the rise and fall of VHS from its heyday as the mainstream home video format to its current status as a nostalgic relic and prize to collectors who still cherish it. Features interviews with both filmmakers and enthusiasts from the VHS era
Avalon by Mamoru Oshii( Visual )

40 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 10 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon. When Ash, a star player, hears of rumors that a more advanced level of the game exists somewhere, she gives up her loner ways and joins a gang of explorers. Even if she finds the gateway to the next level, will she ever be able to come back to reality?"--IMBd
Jinrō JIn-roh by Hiroyuki Okiura( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a very different Tokyo from the one we know today, the totalitarian government rules with an iron fist. But a group called The Sect is staging demonstrations and challenging the government's martial law
Patlabor 2 the movie( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in Japanese and English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terrorist organization threatens to send shockwaves throughout Japan's military. With evidence of the impending takeover, the Patlabor units must defend the city against danger
Patlabor the mobile police( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1999 and Tokyo's Mobile police have a new weapon in the war on crime. Robots called Labors are used to combat criminals. The Patlabor cops are investigating rogue Labors rampaging across the city. They uncover a plot to infect Tokyo's Labor population with the deadly Babel virus
Ghost in the shell 2.0( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world caught in the grip of information overload, Major Kusanagi is an elite officer and heavily modified cybernetic agent on the trail of a computer-criminal who turns people into human marionettes. She discovers that his true identity lies at the center of a vast and lethal political conspiracy
Blood, the last vampire by Hiroyuki Kitakubo( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the Yokota Air Force base in Japan, a nervous American military is on the brink of the Vietnam War. But a greater threat exists within the walls of the heavily guarded compound: vampires. A team of top-secret undercover agents dispatches a mysterious young woman to destroy them ... She is the last remaining original."--Videocassette container
Patlabor the movie( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an alternate 1999 Tokyo, robots called Labors are heavily relied upon to reshape the city. The police have caught on to a plot aimed at taking over control of the Labors in order to destroy Tokyo. It is up to the Special Vehicles Section 2 team to catch the criminals and save Tokyo from devastation
Blood the last vampire : night of the beasts by Mamoru Oshii( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Yokota Base in Japan, nervous American soldiers stand guard. Although they fear the enemy outside their base, an even more dangerous enemy waits within--vampires. Saya, a fierce and beautiful vampire hunter, is sent to lead an undercover team to wipe out the vampires before they wipe out the base
Ghost in the shell 2 Innocence by Mamoru Oshii( Visual )

37 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batou is a cyborg, his body is artificial: the only remnants left of his humanity are traces of his brain...and the memories of a woman called The Major. A detective for the government's covert anti-terrorist unit, Public Security Section 9, Batou is investigating the case of a gynoid - a hyper-realistic female robot created specifically for sexual companionship - who malfunctions and slaughters her owner.... This is the story of a solitary cyborg who desperately wants to hold on to what's left of his humanity, in a world where the worth of the human soul is fading almost into obscurity
Assault girls( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the aftermath of global thermonuclear war, three battle tested women distinctly armed with assault rifles and electrifying magic are transported to the virtual world of Avalon F. It's here these beautiful women known as Assault Girls must test their fighting skills in an epic virtual battle against sand-dwelling monsters known as Sand Whales. As the virtual game begins to unfold, the sparkle of muzzle flash begins to fade and assault ships gather overhead
Jinrō Jin-roh( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years have passed since war changed the face of Japan; a Japan which now burns with the fire of civil unrest. Fueled by rampant crime and poverty, a well-armed anti-government group has risen amongst the people with the intent of stopping the government through its terrorist plots. To combat this group, an elite group of heavily-armored soldiers was formed. Trained like dogs, these men were to combat the growing unrest with extreme and severe prejudice - these men were the Capitol Police. However, when Constable Fuse, a member of the Capitol Police, hesitates to kill a young courier, he is forced to face his own humanity and ultimately decide - is it better to live as a chained dog? Or die a free man?
Patlabor 1 the movie( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in Japanese and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1999 and a new humanoid-type machine called "Labor" has created new crimes. The Metropolitan Police Department has established a special vehicle patrol unit called "PATLABOR."
Seraphim : 266613336 wings by Mamoru Oshii( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"... Seraphim 26613336 Wings is a dark journey into a world ravaged by a pandemic that induces apocalyptic visions in the mind, and twists the bodies of men into the corpses of angels. Amid the dying cities sealed off to their fate, three twenty-first-century Magi accompany a mysterious young girl in search of a revelation. But when medicine has become a cult, are they here to kill or to cure...and is this angel plague a withered branch on the tree of life, or a new birthing of existence?"--Page 4 of cover
Urusei yatsura, beautiful dreamer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in Japanese and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ataru was a hopeless teenage loser until he met the beautiful space princess Lum. Now he's a famous loser with a superpowered alien girlfriend! ... Lum's very existence throws the space-time continuum completely out of whack, and Ataru's high school is trapped in an alternate reality bursting with obnoxious aliens."--Container
Urusei yatsura( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When everyone in town receives invitations to Ataru's wedding, they are shocked to see that his alien sweetheart Lum is not the bride
The red spectacles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As the world decayed into chaos, the Metropolitan Police had no choice but to fight back, creating an elite unit of police. They became known as the Kerberos, the Watchdogs of Hell."--Container
 
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Ghost in the shell 2 innocenceGhost in the shell 2 Innocence
Alternative Names
Mamoru, Oshii

Mamoru Oshii Japanese filmmaker, television director, and writer

Mamoru Oshii japanischer Regisseur

Mamoru Oshii Japans filmregisseur

Mamoru Oshii japoński reżyser i scenarzysta

Mamoru Oshii scrittore e regista giapponese

Mamoru Ošii

Mamotu, Oshii.

Maruwa, Rei.

Oshī, Mamoru.

Oshī, Mamoru 1951-

Oshii, Mamoru.

Oshii, Mamoru 1951-

Rei Maruwa.

Осии, Мамору

Осії Мамору

مامورو اوشی

오시이 마모루

オシイ, マモル 1951-

押井守

押井守 1951-

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Sukai kurora The sky crawlersJinrō JIn-rohBlood the last vampire : night of the beastsGhost in the shell 2 InnocenceThe cinema of Mamoru Oshii : fantasy, technology, and politics